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Banana Brown Betty

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Ingredients
  Firm white bread slice 8 , torn into 1/2 inch pieces
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ripe bananas 6 Medium, cut into 1/4 inch-thick slices to make 4 cups
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease shallow 2-quart baking dish.
2. In jelly-roll pan, bake bread pieces, tossing several times, until very lightly toasted, 12 to 15 minutes.
3. In medium bowl, combine melted butter and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Add toasted bread pieces; gently toss until evenly moistened. In large bowl, combine bananas, brown sugar, lemon juice, vanilla, ginger, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; toss to coat.
4. Spoon 1/2 cup bread pieces into prepared dish. Top with half of banana mixture, then 1 cup bread pieces. Spoon remaining banana mixture on top; sprinkle with remaining bread pieces, leaving 1-inch border.
5. Cover with foil; bake 40 minutes. Remove foil; bake until bananas are tender and top is brown, about 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes to serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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